Inside UNC Charlotte

‘Transparent’ actor Ian Harvie to deliver OUTSpoken Series lecture

Issues related to the trans and gender nonconforming community are being discussed locally and nationally as well-known public figures have shared their transition process. As part of the conversation, this year’s UNC Charlotte OUTSpoken Speaker series is bringing to campus Ian Harvie, a transgender comedian who has appeared in the award-winning program “Transparent” shown on Amazon. His free, public talk will be at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 27, in the Cone University Center McKnight Hall.

City Startup Labs establishing Center of Excellence at UNC Charlotte

City Startup Labs (CSL) is establishing a Center of Excellence for Entrepreneurial Competency, Innovation and Leadership (CoE) at UNC Charlotte, in association with Ventureprise, a campus-based venture development organization.

The center will operate from Ventureprise offices in PORTAL. Ventureprise Inc. is a nonprofit corporation affiliated with UNC Charlotte that serves as a venture development organization for the University and the Charlotte region.

Oct. 8 ‘Live Wire’ devoted to Fall 2015 Legal Symposium

Catherine Mitchell, higher education legal fellow in the Office of Legal Affairs, will be the guest on the Oct. 8 edition of “The Live Wire,” Inside UNC Charlotte’s streaming webcast. She will discuss the Fall 2015 Legal Symposium, scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 15, in the Barnhardt Student Activity Center Salons.  

2015 Giving Green Campaign premieres, volunteer opportunities scheduled throughout October

Nearly 300 faculty and staff members strolled the red carpet inside the Barnhardt Student Activity Center Tuesday to celebrate the “Hollywood-esque” premiere of this year’s Giving Green Campaign; nonprofit organizations supported by the Arts & Science Council and State Employees Combined Campaign benefit from the University’s workplace giving program, along with units on campus through the UNC Charlotte Foundation.

‘My UNC Charlotte’ to debut as new system portal

Beginning Monday, Oct. 5, the portal “My UNC Charlotte” will debut; it will eventually replace 49er Express on Nov. 16. As vendor support for 49er Express is ending, ITS has worked with faculty, staff and students to re-examine and optimize the University’s gateway to a myriad of systems and services that include Banner Self Service, Academic Advising and 49er Mart.

Theatre Department and Children’s Theatre launch partnership with ‘Coraline’

Children’s Theatre of Charlotte’s (CTC) upcoming production of “Coraline” marks the start of a partnership with the UNC Charlotte Department of Theatre that presents new opportunities for students, both on the stage and behind the scenes. Eight UNC Charlotte theatre students – three actors and five design and production students – have joined the cast and crew for “Coraline,” which runs Oct. 16-31 in the Wells Fargo Playhouse at ImaginOn.

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Staff Council

The Staff Council was established to create and provide a more harmonious working environment for the staff of UNC Charlotte.

The Staff Council will hold its annual Fall Festival from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 13, in the Barnhardt Student Activity Center.

Nominate a colleague for the Staff Council Golden Nugget award.



Human Resources

The Human Resources Department is coordinating two on-campus flu shot clinics. Immunizations will be administered from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 15, and Tuesday, Oct. 27, in the Cone University Center, Lucas Room.



Faculty Council

The Faculty Council is a policy making and consultative body, responsible for the quality of instruction and scholarship at the University.

The next council meeting will be at 12:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 22, in Cameron Applied Research Center, Room 101.

More about faculty governance.